Sunday, August 30, 2009


Okimono in the form of a snarling tiger, of cast and cold chiseled akagane bronze. Edo Period, mid 19th century.
Edo Period depictions of tigers such as this mix the charm of the house cat which the Japanese knew firsthand with the ferocity of the larger but unfamiliar foreign beas

6 5/8" high x 8.75" x

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